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Guidelines for locoregional therapy in primary breast cancer in developing countries: The results of an expert panel at the 8 th Annual Womens Cancer Initiative - Tata Memorial Hospital (WCI-TMH) Conference

In Indian Journal of Medical and Pediatric Oncology
Contributor(s): other Locoregional Panel Members | Badwe R | Ghosh J | Mittra I | Sarin R | Baijal G | Thakur M | Desai S | Sharma SC | Jalali R | Parmar V | Yarnold J | Anderson B | Gupta S | anusheel8@hotmail.com | Munshi A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Vol 33 Issues 2.Publisher: 2012Description: 112-122.Subject(s): Breast cancer, developing countries, guidelines, locoregional therapy | DDC classification: Online resources: Click here to access online In: Indian Journal of Medical and Pediatric OncologySummary: BACKGROUND: Limited guidelines exist for breast cancer management in developing countries. In this context, the Women's Cancer Initiative - Tata Memorial Hospital (WCI-TMH) organised its 8(th) Annual Conference to update guidelines in breast cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Appropriately formulated guideline questions on each topic and subtopic in the surgical, radiation and systemic management of primary breast cancer were developed by the scientific committee and shared with the guest faculty of the Conference. Majority of the questions had multiple choice answers. The opinion of the audience, comprising academic and community oncologists, was electronically cumulated, followed by focussed presentations by eminent national and international experts on each topic. The guidelines were finally developed through an expert panel that voted on each guideline question after all talks had been delivered and audience opinion elicited. Separate panels were constituted for locoregional and systemic therapy in prima
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BACKGROUND:
Limited guidelines exist for breast cancer management in developing countries. In this context, the Women's Cancer Initiative - Tata Memorial Hospital (WCI-TMH) organised its 8(th) Annual Conference to update guidelines in breast cancer.
MATERIALS AND METHODS:
Appropriately formulated guideline questions on each topic and subtopic in the surgical, radiation and systemic management of primary breast cancer were developed by the scientific committee and shared with the guest faculty of the Conference. Majority of the questions had multiple choice answers. The opinion of the audience, comprising academic and community oncologists, was electronically cumulated, followed by focussed presentations by eminent national and international experts on each topic. The guidelines were finally developed through an expert panel that voted on each guideline question after all talks had been delivered and audience opinion elicited. Separate panels were constituted for locoregional and systemic therapy in prima

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